Washington, DC
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
78%
22%
student ratio
36
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 15
fall application deadline
80%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Creative Teaching Through Drama Certificate
    • Theatre Education Master of Arts (MA)
    • Theatre History And Criticism Master of Arts (MA) [Theater ]
    • Playwriting Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Acting Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Directing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Foreign Language Varies, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $55
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th July 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, statement of purpose, and official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage92%
    • Full-time Percentage8%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty17
    • Full-time Percentage47%
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchActing, directing, playwriting, costume design, Shakespearean stage history
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$204,255

Location & Contact

Department of Drama

School of Arts and Sciences
The Catholic University of America

Cardinal Station
Washington, DC 20064
United States

Dr. Patrick Tuite

Chair

Phone: 202-319-5351
Fax: 202-319-5359
Email: tuite@cua.edu

Dr. Steven Brown

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 202-319-5057
Fax: 202-319-6533
Email: cua-admissions@cua.edu


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